Obtain summer internship.
Participate in summer publishing institute.
Develop word processing and editing skills.
Work on student publications.
Select a wide variety of electives.
Write for on-campus publications; develop
speaking/debate skills; write and edit reports.
Obtain concentration in technical writing.
Take basic science/computer courses; gain
knowledge about technical areas and trends.
Newspapers, magazines, broadcast media--
Trade, professional or consumer
Advertising agencies, corporations,
government agencies, colleges
Any organization or publication with
technical focus or technical areas
What can I do with this degree?
Special interest magazines
Associational and organizational magazines
Sunday newspaper supplements
Educational and professional books
Religious books and magazines
Colleges and universities
Acquire computer skills.
Gain volunteer experience with Big Brother/
Sister program, tutoring, sports, summer
camps, teen counseling, child care centers for
Participate in school activities: debate, literary
club, student publications and government,
alumni and admissions work.
Need certification for public school teaching.
Obtain graduate degree for post-secondary
teaching. Master's required to teach introductory
courses. Doctorate required for full-time profes-
In-house agencies of large companies
Demonstrate talent, persistence, assertiveness
and enthusiasm; be prepared to start entry-level.
Obtain solid statistics background for research.
Create portfolio of writing/ideas showing